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    Analysis: Black swan dangers may lurk in emerging markets
    Jun30

    Analysis: Black swan dangers may lurk in emerging markets

    Here we go again. A flight to haven assets has begun as Greece’s economy faces a tailspin, with concern that defaults and bank collapses could spill over to other European nations, with the impact going global. ||| BloombergHERE we go again. A flight to haven assets has begun as Greece’s economy faces a tailspin, with concern that...

    Obama sheds cool style
    Jun27

    Obama sheds cool style

    Barack Obama has reached the stage where if he wants to break out in song publicly then he’s going to do it. ||| Washington – Barack Obama has reached the stage of his presidency where if he wants to break out in song publicly, as he did with “Amazing Grace” in a eulogy on Friday, then he’s going to do it. With a year-and-a-half...

    From Dirty Dancing to downward dog?
    Jun26

    From Dirty Dancing to downward dog?

    A billionaire has grand plans to transform the hotel that inspired the iconic Patrick Swayze movie. ||| New York – The historic hotel in upstate New York that inspired the 1987 film Dirty Dancing will come to be known for its downward dog.An Indian billionaire is transforming Kutsher’s Country Club, once an all-inclusive getaway for...

    Armenian protesters defy police
    Jun24

    Armenian protesters defy police

    Protesters defied police, ignoring a call to disperse and digging in for a new day of protests against electricity price hikes. ||| Yerevan – Hundreds of protesters defied police on Wednesday in the Armenian capital, ignoring a call to disperse and digging in for a new day of protests against electricity price hikes and police violence.On...

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions
    Jun22

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions

    EU foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. ||| Luxembourg – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia until Jan. 31 on Monday, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. Russia described the move as a...

    Putin blames West over Ukraine
    Jun21

    Putin blames West over Ukraine

    Russian president says political settlement that gives substantial autonomy to Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east and amnesty to rebel fighters will resolve crisis ||| St Petersburg, Russia – It was two minutes before midnight when Russian President Vladimir Putin finally entered the meeting room in the Boris Yeltsin Presidential...

    High-level talks on Greece planned
    Jun19

    High-level talks on Greece planned

    European leaders will hold an emergency summit next week to try to avert a Greek default. ||| Athens/Luxembourg – Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a Greek default after bank withdrawals accelerated and government revenue slumped as Athens and its international creditors remain deadlocked over a debt...

    Ukraine soldiers ‘confess to murders’
    Jun18

    Ukraine soldiers ‘confess to murders’

    Two Ukrainian servicemen reportedly confessed to murdering a mother and daughter after suspecting them of separatist sympathies. ||| Kiev – Two Ukrainian servicemen have confessed to murdering a mother and daughter in east Ukraine after suspecting them of separatist sympathies, the prosecutor’s office for the Kiev-controlled part of...

    UN: World’s displaced hits record high
    Jun18

    UN: World’s displaced hits record high

    Almost 60 million people worldwide were forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution at the end of 2014, the UN said. ||| London – Almost 60 million people worldwide were forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution at the end of last year, the highest ever recorded number, the UN refugee agency said on Thursday. More than half the...

    Russia beefing up nuclear arsenal
    Jun16

    Russia beefing up nuclear arsenal

    President Vladimir Putin said Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal. ||| Kubinka, Russia – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year, a remark that is likely to increase alarm in the...

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